A M Caballero Plasencia

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AIM The prevalence of dyspepsia in the community is poorly known, because most studies have used samples that were not representative of the general population. This study was intended to determine the prevalence of dyspepsia in a random sample of the general population, and its epidemiologic and sociodemographic characteristics. METHODS In this(More)
Zinc acexamate (ZAM) is an antiulcer agent with antisecretory and gastroprotective properties. The aim of this study was to evaluate endoscopically and morphometrically the efficacy of ZAM in the prophylaxis of gastroduodenal lesions induced by pyroxicam. Thirty nine patients from 30 to 70 years of age diagnosed with osteoarthritis without lesions in the(More)
Thirty one subjects are studied, 15 healthy (controls) and 16 presenting chronic alcoholic hepatopathy, in whom the existence of an autonomic insufficiency syndrome (AIS) was evaluated measuring the variations in heart rate while breathing (R index) and after standing up [O(B) index]. Vagal functioning was also studied when evaluating gastric emptying of(More)
Sarcoidosis is a systemic granulomatous disease of unknown etiology which may present multiple clinical manifestations. Liver involvement is observed among 21-79% of the cases. Nonetheless, hepatic sarcoidosis is usually asymptomatic and the finding of cholestasis is an infrequent complication. In the last few years, the presence of multiple hypodense(More)
Glucagonoma is an endocrine tumor of almost exclusively pancreatic origin which is rarely associated with a clinical syndrome mainly characterized by migratory necrolytic erythema, hyperglycemia, weight loss, hypoaminoacidemia and anemia. Ten to 30% of the patients may present thromboembolic phenomenon, deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism which(More)